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Join YGB to
#FosterLove and #BuildFamilies during National Foster Care Awareness Month!

More than 23,000 kids age out of foster care each year.

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College Dreams

70% of foster kids would like to go to college

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College Degrees

Only 3% of kids who age out will earn a college degree

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Teen Pregnancy

7 in 10 girls who age out will come pregnant before age 21

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Incarceration Rates

60% of boys who age out have been convicted of a crime

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Substance Abuse

1 in 2 kids who age out will develop a substance dependence

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Waiting in the System

32% of children who reach 18 in foster care were waiting in the system for than 3 years.

It have to be this way!

You can change this future by believing that every kid deserves family. 

Join us all month to celebrate families, advocate for youth, and come together to fulfill on our mission to ensure every child find a loving forever family.

Transform the life of a kid waiting in foster care!  

Every dollar counts. Just like every kid counts. 

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, May 5 at 11 am

Coffee with Joe

Short web show featuring two foster care alumni who dedicate their adult lives to advocating for foster youth.

Watch here

Monday, May 10 at 7:30 am 

The Balancing Act

YGB’s Executive Director, Jennifer Pinder, and YGB Board of Believers Member, Willie Garson talk forever families on LIFETIME TV’s The Balancing Act

Watch here 

Saturday, May 15 at 5 pm 

Introduction to You Gotta Believe Virtual Session 

If you have ever wondered what it means to adopt from foster care, how the parent training process works, or what makes You Gotta Believe different from other organizations, this session is for you. 

Register here 

Saturday, May 29 at 8 pm 

A very special Stars in the House Event to benefit YGB. 

Stay tuned for details. 

Get details and RSVP here!


Donate to transform the life of a kid waiting in foster care!

Every dollar counts. Just like every kid counts.

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